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Specialist Symposium on Climate Change and Sustainable Water Management



09.00 Arrival and Registration

09.30 Welcome Addresses
Prof Arne Villumsen, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU),
Denmark – Prof Walter Leal, Hamburg University of
Applied Sciences, GER – Carsten Westerholt, The INTERREG
IVB North Sea Region Programme Secretariat, Denmark

10.00 Climate Change: Hopes and Expectations
from COP 15+
Prof Walter Leal, Hamburg Univ. of Applied Sciences, GER

10.20 New Approaches to Adaptive Water Management
Dr Thomas E. Downing and Dr Sukaina Barwani,
Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Sweden

10.50 Managing Water for the City of the Future –
the SWITCH project
Prof Kala Vairavamoorthy, SWITCH Scientific Director,
UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education

11.20 Coffee break

11.40 Towards Sustainable Urban Water Management
Arjen Grent, HHNK, The Netherlands

12.00 Cultural Heritage and Water Management at the
World Heritage Site in Bergen
Ann Christensson, Directorate for Cultural Heritage,
Norway – Dr Henning Matthiesen, National Museum
of Denmark, Copenhagen – Hans de Beer, Geological,
Survey of Norway, Trondheim

12.20 Transition Management to Promote Sustainable
Water Management. Sustainable Water Supply and
Sewage Disposal Infrastructure in Municipalities
Dr Jens Libbe and Dr Thomas Kluge, German Institute
of Urban Affairs GmbH, Germany

12.40 Discussion

13.00 Lunch break

14.00 Cultivating Resilience to a Changing Climate for
an Uncertain Future
Prof Richard Ashley, University of Sheffield, UK

14.30 Are River Basin Management Plans answering
the Problems related to Eutrophication and
Climate Change?
Seppo Hellsten, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), FIN

15.00 The Climate Change Challenge in River Basin
Planing and Management
Henning Sten Hansen, Aalborg Universitet, Denmark
– Pia Frederiksen, Aarhus Universitet, Denmark

15.30 Concluding discussion

16.00 End

HAW Hamburg
Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Lyngby, Anker Engelunds Vej, Auditorium no. 38, building 306

Prof Walter Leal, Natalie Fischer, Franziska Mannke
Research and Transfer Centre ’Applications of Life Sciences‘
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
Faculty of Life Sciences
Lohbruegger Kirchstraße 65, D-21033 Hamburg, Germany
Fax: +49 (0)40 42875-6079


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